Herodotus of Halicarnassus lived in the 5th century BC (c.?484 BC – c.?425 BC) and is regarded as the "Father of History" in Western culture. He was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed narrative.
AN ACCOUNT OF EGYPT is Herodotus' history of ancient Egypt, from his HISTORIES.
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